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  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition

    By Peter Roberts

    The only endorsed book for the EAL Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation Written specifically for the EAL Diploma in Electrical Installation, this book has a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus, allowing you to master each topic before moving on to the next. End of chapter revision…

    Paperback – 2016-01-11 

  • BIM and Quantity Surveying

    Edited by Steve Pittard, Peter Sell

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Handover Strategy

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Lisa Pasquale, Tim Sharpe

    Handover Strategy is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case those associated with developing and implementing an effective Handover…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Trust in Construction Projects

    By Anita Cerić

    The relationship between project managers representing project owners and those on the contractor side is often threatened by communication risk. The main communication risk minimization strategy in the construction phase is trust, which plays a major role in the success of key working…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Spon Research

  • Getting to Grips with BIM

    A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms

    By Graham Paterson, Tahar Kouider, James Harty

    With the UK government‘s 2016 BIM threshold approaching, support for small organisations on interpreting, filtering and applying BIM protocols and standards is urgently required. Many small UK construction industry supply chain firms are uncertain about what Level 2 BIM involves and are unsure…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 

  • Procedures for Licensing Authority Officers

    By Tim Deveaux

    Licensing law is a wide ranging , detailed and complex body of law within the UK.  This book comes at a time when local authorities are required to consider and approve, or reject, applications for an increasing number and very wide range of licences. The book provides easy to read, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 

  • Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair

    By Patrick Reddin

    Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair provides housing officers, surveyors, landlords, tenants, lawyers and environmental health inspectors with the essential information they need to record, diagnose and remedy disrepair. Pat Reddin presents technical information methodically, including useful…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 

  • Soundscape and the Built Environment

    Edited by Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

    Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    CRC Press

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    CRC Press

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

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